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  • Updated: July 14, 2021

Giant Killers, Nigeria D'Tigers Lose To Australia

Giant killing Nigeria Basketball team, D'Tigers have lost to World No. 3 Australia in a 108-69 thrashing in the Las Vegas exhibition series on Wednesday.

The defeat is D'tigers' coach Mike Brown's first loss since taking over the job in 2020.

The Aussies displayed grit and technical prowess as they swept D’Tigers apart in the first quarter taking a 13-point lead to end 26-13. 

Nigeria D'tigers had an impressive run during the exhibition series beating powerhouses USA and Argentina before suffering their first loss, but they were no match for the Aussies.

Australia continued their dominance in the second quarter ending with a comfortable 20-point lead – 49-29.

The Australians opened a 38-point lead to end the quarter 84-46, then clocking the 100-point mark to win by 39 points ending the game 108-69.

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